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    Quote Originally Posted by BydoEmpire73 View Post
    2) Computer games generally look great on a monitor. Old console games don't look right to me unless they're on a tube TV. Not so with classic computer games. The c64 and Apple 2 were really built to look great on a monitor.
    Also don't forget how your heart skips a beat in that millisecond between pressing the on/off switch of the old computer and the damn thing actually turning on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chalksalad View Post
    Also don't forget how your heart skips a beat in that millisecond between pressing the on/off switch of the old computer and the damn thing actually turning on.
    And the snap of a cartridge into the slot is one of the most satisfying sounds on earth!
    If you can't do it with 8 bits, you don't need to do it.

    Check out my original rock/blues/folk/country at www.zeyerband.com or myspace.com/zeyerband.

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    I did find a couple of places to buy older software:
    http://www.oldsoftware.com/Games.html#anchor44687
    http://www.softwareoldies.com/
    If you can't do it with 8 bits, you don't need to do it.

    Check out my original rock/blues/folk/country at www.zeyerband.com or myspace.com/zeyerband.

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